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DIY American Girl Doll Bathtub Craft

said on March 17th, 2016 filed under: 18'' Doll Accessory Workshops, Crafting, Dolls, Events & Party Ideas

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Does your American Girl doll need a little relaxation?  Craft her an awesome bath tub! Supplies: silver baking tray (we found ours from Dollar Tree) gems/stones (from Michaels in a big tub) assorted craft materials for the bath accessories:  craft foam, Crayola model magic, mini plastic baggies, sponges, washcloths, mini clear containers/bottles etc. scissors, tacky glue, markers etc. Make It! We gave the girls individual cups of the gems and stones so they all had their own.  They used them to embellish the tub on the edges!...Continue Reading!

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DIY Bath Salt Recipe For Kids: Spa Birthday Party or Girl Scout Spa Event Ideas

said on March 15th, 2016 filed under: Crafting, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout, Science Experiments/Potions

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We recently hosted a spa class at our studio in Aldie, Virginia and the girls loved making these bath salts! Check out our recipe below to make some of your own!  This is an easy recipe to use at a spa birthday party or spa themed Girl Scout event.  Grab some paper bags or plastic bags and the girls get to make their own "take-home" bag! Supplies: Epsom Salt (2 cups per girl) table salt or kosher salt (2 spoonfuls per girl) baking soda (2 spoonfuls...Continue Reading!

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Custom Made Girl Scout Inspired Thin Mint & Samoa Pillows: Thin Mint Sprint Pillow Stuffed Animals

said on January 28th, 2016 filed under: Crafting, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Sewing

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We recently were asking by some troop leaders from Girl Scouts of Central Texas to create four custom Thin Mint pillows for an upcoming Girl Scout Thin Mint Sprint Event they had. We were given their Thin Mint Sprint logo they created and asked to make something similar (had the green sweatband and the "2016" etc.) If you have an upcoming Girl Scout cookie themed event we can try to work with you to create custom handmade Thin Mint or Samoa pillows!...Continue Reading!

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Miniature Paint Palette Craft: Add On Activity For Girl Scout Brownie Painter Badge

said on January 28th, 2016 filed under: 18'' Doll Accessory Workshops, Crafting, Dolls, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops

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Working on your Girl Scout Painter Brownie badge?  (This makes a great add on for that badge!)  Love making mini items for your American Girl Doll?  Enjoy anything art related?  Then you will love this mini sized pretend paint palette tutorial below!  You can also buy the mini paint palette like we have in the photo.  We found ours at Michaels in the $1.50 bin.  It came with 3 mini canvas each (they were not actual canvas but thin cardboard)....Continue Reading!

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DIY Kids & Tween Emoji Necklace Craft: Jeweler Junior Badge Craft Idea

said on January 25th, 2016 filed under: Crafting, DIY Girls Jewelry, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout

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Everyone loves Emojis!  We have a fun tutorial to learn how to make an Emoji necklace! This is a great craft to make when working towards your Jeweler Junior Girl Scout badge or just for fun!  You only need a few supplies.  Note that we used felt for the Emoji face, but you can use cardstock or craft foam too. Supplies: small piece of yellow, red, and black felt metal washer (find at Home Depot, Lowes etc.) jewelry string (ours is about 2 feet long) scissors hot glue pen How...Continue Reading!

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DIY Rainbow Sprinkle Candles!

said on December 20th, 2015 filed under: Cooking with the Kiddos, Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout

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Rainbow sprinkle candles are so colorful, and fun to make!  Check out this tutorial below to learn how to make one for yourself or with your kiddos!  This would be a great idea to do if your Girl Scout troop is working towards their Playing the Past Junior badge.  Or the Cadette or Senior Girls would love this!  You can really use any color sprinkles and we also tried out glitter (as a substitute and it worked great! What You Need: about...Continue Reading!

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Homemade Play Dough Recipe: Home Scientist Girl Scout Brownie Badge Idea

said on December 1st, 2015 filed under: Cooking & Edible Crafting, Crafting, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout, Science Experiments/Potions

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We recently tried out our own Play Dough recipe and it was so fun!  This activity would be great if you are a Brownie Girl Scout troop working towards your Home Scientist badge,  great birthday party fun or a snowy day project with the kiddos. Note that we did ours per bowl/per color in the ingredients below.  So we did separate colors and mixed/measured everything separately. Cupcakes and Lace Play Dough Ingredients: 2/3 cup flour 1/4 cup salt 2 tablespoons water 2 tablespoons oil (many need a...Continue Reading!

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Hooray! We are now Premier Program Partners for Girl Scouts Nations Capital (GSCNC)!

said on November 10th, 2015 filed under: 18'' Doll Accessory Workshops, Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Sewing Workshops

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Cupcakes and Lace just made 'premier' Program Partners for Girl Scouts Nations Capital council!  We are super excited!  We have been partners with the council for several years but recently made the premier status! If you are a local Girl Scout troop we would love to have your troop in for a private troop workshop.  We can do workshops for Daisys all the way to Cadettes.   If you contact us we can send you a list of what badge workshops,...Continue Reading!

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Minion Inspired Kids Jewelry Craft: Jeweler Junior Badge Idea

said on October 10th, 2015 filed under: Crafting, DIY Girls Jewelry, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout

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We have a super fun Minion inspired kids jewelry craft that you can make with your friends or use it to work towards your Jeweler Junior badge! Supplies: blue pony beads yellow pony beads thin elastic jewelry string bottle cap (with holes drilled on the side-can find these at the craft store) large googley eye (or a large circle wooden ring you can glue the eye on top of that instead) glue gun or tacky glue (with adult help) Minion Eye Necklace Directions: Start by cutting your jewelry string...Continue Reading!

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DIY Kids Minion Chocolate Treats! Kids Minion Birthday Party Idea!

said on October 5th, 2015 filed under: Cooking & Edible Crafting, Cooking with the Kiddos, Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Events & Party Ideas

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Inspired by one of our recent kids sewing & crafting classes in Northern Virginia we whipped up some yummy (and adorable!) minion chocolate treats!   We wanted to share the idea with you.  See below to make some at your house, for a minion party or at your next Girl Scout meeting! What you will need: Wilton Chocolate Melts (yellow and blue) edible googley eyes Minion candy (see picture below-found at Michaels, AC Moore or JoAnns) Waffle square shaped pretelzs (you could use circle instead) microwave safe...Continue Reading!

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